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32 I EVENTS I March 7, 2018 MID RIVERS NEWSMAGAZINE @MIDRIVERSNEWS MIDRIVERSNEWSMAGAZINE.COM carpet dealer 4091 N. St. Peters Parkway St. Charles, MO 63304 636-939-3666 www.basyeflooring.com Locally Owned • Residential & Commercial Offer broadloom carpet and carpet squares, solid hardwood, engineered hardwood Luxury Vinyl Tile, Porcelain Tile, Natural Stone, sheet vinyl, and laminate flooring Young People’s Theatre performs “The Wizard of Oz” in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts theater, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, March 16-25. local events ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Art Exhibit: Paintings by Sam White is from 5:30-9 p.m. now through April 13 at Renaud Spirit Center, 2650 Tri Sports Circle in O’Fallon. Gallery admission is free and exhibits are available for viewing during regular business hours at the RSC. For more information, call (636) 474-2732 or visit renaudspiritcenter.com. • • • St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre’s “Celestial Universe” All-Media Art Show and Competition runs from March 8 through April 29. For details, call (636) 397-6903, ext. 1624, or go to stpetersmo.net/arts. • • • Auditions for “Tarzan, the Musical” is from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, March 10 at O’Fallon Municipal Centre, 100 N. Main St. in O’Fallon. Auditions are open to fourth- through 12th-graders. To audition, email otwyouththeatre@ gmail.com. Additional auditions will be held March 17. “Tarzan” production dates are June 1, 2, 8 and 9. • • • Young People’s Theatre performs “The Wizard of Oz” in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the St. Charles Community College campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville, March 16-25. Performance times vary by day and can be . Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at stchastickets.universitytickets.com. • • • O’FallonTheatreWorks presents “The Great Gatsby” on March 16-18 and 23-25 [showtimes are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays] at O’Fallon Municipal Centre, 100 N. Main St. in O’Fallon. Tickets are available in advance online at ofallon.mo.us/parks&rec or by calling Renaud Spirit Center staff at (636) 474-2732. • • • The 76th Moolah Shrine Circus runs from Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25 at the Family Arena, 2002 Arena Pkwy. in St. Charles. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursday; 10:30 am and 7:30 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; 1 and 6 p.m. on Sunday. General admission tickets start at $18 for adults; free for children. For more information, visit moolah.org BENEFITS The 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts Candidates Summit is at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at St. Charles Opera House Banquet Center, 311 N. Main St. in St. Charles. Join the Saint Charles County Action Team of Mobilize Missouri, a nonpartisan Progressive PAC, for a fun, casual evening of political conversation. Free and open to the public; donations to Mobilize Missouri Activism will be accepted. Light snacks provided. Cash-only bar. For more information, call Cheryl Hibbeler at (636) 293-4988. • • • The city of Cottleville will host its 10th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and annual Run for the Helmet event on March 17. The run will start at 8 a.m. and offer a 7K [4.35-mile] run and a 2-Mile Fun Run. The annual parade will start at noon later the same day. For details or to register, visit stpatparade.org FAMILY & KIDS SunRise UMC in O’Fallon hosts an eight-week Upward Soccer League for K-sixth grade boys and girls on Saturdays, starting April 7 at 7116 Twin Chimneys Blvd. in O’Fallon. Registration open until March 11. Upward Soccer is a Christianbased recreational sport, teaching fundamentals and skills, and how to have fun playing the game. Register at upward.org or sunrisefamily.org. • • • Family Hike & Campfire is from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Broemmelsiek Park, 1795 Hwy. DD in Defiance. Participants will take a short hike, roast marshmallows, make s’mores, learn a few campfire tunes and tell a funny story or two. This is free family fun, but registration is requested. Dress for the weather. For more information or to register, visit stccparks.org. EGG HUNTS An Underwater Egg Hunt for kids is from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 23 at Renaud Spirit Center, 2650 Tri Sports Circle in O’Fallon. Kids will search the warm-water pool for Easter eggs and meet the Easter Bunny. Kids should bring swim goggles and a waterproof basket or container for gathering eggs. Register by Friday, March 16. For more information, visit ofallon.mo.us. • • • An Adult Easter Egg Hunt is from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, March 23 at Sports Park, 3589 Hwy. K in O’Fallon. Food trucks and live entertainment. The hunt will go on, rain or shine, and prizes will be awarded. Bring a flashlight, Easter egg basket and money for food truck fare. Registration will be available at the event [if it does not sell out in advance]. For more information, visit ofallon.mo.us. • • • O’Fallon’s Adult Easter Egg Hunt is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at CarShield Field, 900 T.R. Hughes Blvd. in O’Fallon. Adults will hunt for Easter eggs but, instead of candy, each egg will represent a different craft beer or wine, completing a mix-and-match six-pack at the end of the hunt. Guests can sample beer and wine from craft breweries and wineries. Food trucks will be on-site. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit 1065thearch.com. • • • An Easter Egg Hunt is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Founders Park, 7 Freymuth Road in Lake Saint Louis. The event includes bounce houses, pony rides, face painting, a balloon artist, games, activities, visits from the Easter Bunny and more. Children ages 10 and younger can participate. Bring cans for the Mother’s Club canned food donation box. For more information, visit lakesaintlouis.com. • • • The YAP Annual Egg Hunt and the third annual EGGstravaganza is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 at Youth Activity Park, 7801 Hwy. N in Dardenne Prairie. Each age group is on the hunt for a golden egg, and the lucky discoverer receives the grand prize. Photos with the Easter Bunny and egg-themed games. To register or for more information, call (636) 949-7535 or visit stccparks.org. FISH FRIES Fish fries take place at the following locations on Fridays throughout Lent.
FACEBOOK.COM/MIDRIVERSNEWSMAGAZINE MIDRIVERSNEWSMAGAZINE.COM Lent takes place from Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Thursday, March 29: Sts. Joachim & Ann Church, 4110 McClay Road in St. Peters from 4-7 p.m. at the church’s school location. For more information, visit stsja.org • • • Knights of Columbus, 5701 Hwy. N in Cottleville from 4-8 p.m. Dine-in and takeout options are available. Catfish, shrimp and cod are featured. For more details, call (636) 936-1813. • • • Immaculate Conception of Dardenne, 7717 Hwy. N in Dardenne Prairie from 4:30-8 p.m. Fried cod, fried Cajun catfish and baked lemon pepper cod are among some of the menu items. Sides include apple sauce, coleslaw, hush puppies, fried shrimp, fish tacos, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, green beans and ice cream. Meals are served by the plate with a la carte options. For more event information, call (636) 561-6611. • • • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 2 Seton Court in St. Charles from 4-7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Fried cod, fried catfish, baked cod, fish tacos, shrimp tacos, fried shrimp, shrimp skewers, cheese quesadillas and clam chowder. Weather permitting, outside seating also will be available. Both cash and cards are accepted and dine-in and carry-out options also are available. For more details, call (636) 352-8749. • • • St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish, 601 N. Fourth St. in St. Charles from 4-7 p.m. Baked and fried cod, shrimp, fish tacos and a marinara pasta are featured. Drinks and desserts also are available. For details and pricing, call (636) 946-1893. • • • Church of the Shepherd, 1601 Woodstone Drive in St. Peters from 4:30-7 p.m. Cod, chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, hush puppies, catfish, chicken, and a variety of side dishes and desserts are available. Get a $1 discount during ‘Early Bird Hour’ from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Visit churchoftheshepherd.com for details. • • • St. Peter Catholic Church, 301 First Capitol Drive in St. Charles from 4-7 p.m. Menu items include cod, catfish and peel-and-eat shrimp. Frog legs also will be available while supplies last. For more information, call (636) 946-6641. • • • St. Patrick Catholic Church, 405 S. Church St. in Wentzville from 4-7:30 p.m. Catfish, fried cod, fried swai, baked swai, spaghetti, green beans, cole slaw, french fries, hush puppies, potato salad, fruit cup and ice cream. Dine-in or carryout options are available. The fish frys are held in the St. Patrick Social Hall. For more information, including price options, visit stpatrickwentzville.org. HEALTH & WELLNESS Grief & Yoga is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays in March and April at Baue Community Center, 608 Jefferson St. in St. Charles. Through breathing techniques that ease the grieving chatter of the mind and gentle movements and stretches, yoga can assist in healing the heart. To register, call (636) 328-0878. SPECIAL INTEREST St. Charles County Direct Support Professionals Conference is from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 or Thursday, March 15 [both sessions cover the same materials] in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building on SCC’s campus, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Open to all direct support professionals, families and caregivers of those with development disabilities. For more information, call (636) 922-8233. • • • St. Patrick’s Day Dance is from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre, 1 St. Peters Centre Blvd. Live music by Fanfare. Guests are encouraged to wear green or their best Irish attire. Tickets are $7 per person at the door. Bringing your own food and snacks is encouraged. Soda will be available for purchase. For details, visit stpetersmo.net. • • • The ICD annual Quilt Social is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 17 at Immaculate Conception Church, 7717 Hwy. N in Dardenne Prairie. Doors open at 10 a.m.; bingo starts at noon. Lunch and homemade desserts available for purchase. • • • The St. Charles Community College Foundation’s Alumni & Friends St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast is from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17 in the SCC Student Center, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. All-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage by Chris Cakes St. Louis, while meeting and networking with fellow alumni, SCC leadership and Cottleville leadership. For breakfast tickets and sponsorship info, visit stchas.edu/alumnibreakfast. • • • The #SCCMore Speaker Series continues at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 with “Let’s Talk Transportation” at the Kathryn Linnemann Library Branch, 2323 Elm St. in St. Charles. 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